What is Sporta?
Sporta is a membership association that represents cultural and leisure trusts and social enterprises throughout the UK.
To be the voice for cultural and leisure trusts and social enterprises within culture and leisure and raise awareness of their existence by representing members, promoting their work nationally and facilitating communication and best practice amongst the membership.
To represent trusts and social enterprises within culture and leisure at a national level to government and key organisations.
To promote trusts and social enterprises as the best way of delivering community culture and leisure services.
To act as a forum for members, identify common issues and propose collective solutions.
To improve communication and share best practice between members.
To promote the sporta Charter of Integrity.
What Sporta offers its Members
Everything sporta does is aimed at supporting the interests of members and, so far as possible, we seek to do this through the direct engagement of members in deciding what we do and how we do it. Issues are raised and discussed at UK and regional meetings and in regular correspondence. Sporta’s principal activities and benefits for members are in:
the UK and regional networking for sharing information and intelligence;
our influencing role for member interests with government and other organisations;
Members' projects and services.
Read more about Sporta's Member Benefits
More about Sporta
View sporta's 'Time To Trust' report - produced in Spring 2011 presenting the case for social enterprises in sport, leisure and culture here.